City of Reno Reminds Residents to Remove Snow From Sidewalks

There are 3 comments on the KTVN Reno story from Dec 4, 2013, titled City of Reno Reminds Residents to Remove Snow From Sidewalks. In it, KTVN Reno reports that:

The City of Reno would like to remind property owners that it is their responsibility to remove snow from the sidewalks adjacent to their property.

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Tiff

Reno, NV

#1 Dec 7, 2013
How long do homeowners have before snow should be removed? This would be good to know.
Nick

Rolla, MO

#2 Mar 1, 2014
Tiff wrote:
How long do homeowners have before snow should be removed? This would be good to know.
Until Spring
bored

Reno, NV

#3 Apr 8, 2014
Sec. 12.20.005. Duty to maintain sidewalk, curb and gutter, or trail.

(a)
This chapter shall apply to sidewalk, curb and gutter, or trail constructed of concrete, asphalt concrete, paving stones, pavers or similar type materials.
(b)
It shall be the duty of the owner of any property along which any curb, gutter, sidewalk, or trail has been constructed to maintain the same in good repair and safe condition in accordance with the provisions set forth in the "Guidelines for Determination of Deteriorated Sidewalks, Curb and Gutter" and any addendum thereto which are adopted by reference and incorporated herein and made a part hereof as set forth in full and in accordance with Chapter 278 of NRS, Section 2(d) and any amendments thereto. Specifically, the owner shall be responsible for:
(i)
The repair and reconstruction of a sidewalk in the public right-of-way that abuts the property of the owner if the owner caused the need for such repair or reconstruction.
(ii)
The general maintenance of a sidewalk in the public right-of-way that abuts the property of the owner, including, without limitation, sweeping, removal of snow, ice and weeds, and maintenance of any grass, shrubs or trees that encroach on the sidewalk.
(c)
Should any such owner fail to so maintain such curb, gutter, sidewalk or trail, as determined by the director of public works or his designee, the owner will be considered in violation of this chapter and the director of public works or his designee will utilize the provisions set forth in Chapter 1.05 of the Code.
(Ord. No. 5508, 1, 10-22-03)

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